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ZYLORIC 100MG TAB

Zyloric 100mg Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Zyloric 100mg Tab is a medicine used to treat and prevent gout. Gout is an ailment that happens when there is excess uric acid in the body and it forms into crystals and cause pain around the joints and kidneys. Zyloric 100mg Tab helps to keep uric acid levels in control. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Zyloric 100mg Tab is Allopurinol 100 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Zyloric 100mg Tab is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor which works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chief chemical that causes gout.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Zyloric 100mg Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Heart problems like a stroke, or heart failure
  • Kidney problems
  • Liver disease
  • Thyroid problems
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution: It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Zyloric 100mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Zyloric 100mg Tab
  • Skin rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
How to Use

How to Use

Zyloric 100mg Tab should be taken with food. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Zyloric 100mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
Zyloric 100mg Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Itching
  • Palpitations
  • Rashes
  • Stomach pain
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take Zyloric 100mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Zyloric 100mg Tab may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Zyloric 100mg Tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? Zyloric 100mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? Zyloric 100mg Tab may be unsafe if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Zyloric 100mg Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. It is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start Zyloric 100mg Tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Allopurinol for:

It is used to treat gout, high levels of uric acid in the body caused by certain cancer medications, and kidney stones

How does Allopurinol work:

Allopurinol works by lowering the production of uric acid.

How should Allopurinol be used:

It is usually taken once or twice a day, preferably after a meal. Take Allopurinol exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. Allopurinol must be taken for some time to be effective. It may increase the number of gout attacks during the first few months, although it wll eventually prevent attacks. Continue taking Allopurinol even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by your doctor. Take Allopurinol on a full stomach, with or immediately after food.Drink lots of water.

Common side effects of Allopurinol :

Skin irritation. Upset stomach or throwing up.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. - Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Allopurinol :

Alert your doctor if you are starting Allopurinol therapy for the first time and you have a sudden gout attack. - Alert your doctor if you have ever had an allergic response (such as rashes) to Allopurinol. - Alert your doctor if you have kidney disease. - Alert your doctor if you are taking azathioprine or mercaptopurine. - Do not take Allopurinol to relieve an acute attack of gout. - Allopurinol is meant for long-term control of gout. It cannot treat an acute attack.

When do I need to seek medical help

Seek help if you have signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Inform doctor if you experience any bruising or bleeding, any rash, or if any side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse. Alert your doctor if you have pain when passing urine or notice blood in the urine.

Can I take Allopurinol with other medicines:

Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here: - medicines used to treat cancer, especially azathioprine, cyclophosphamide. - - blood pressure medicines especially diuretics and ACE inhibitors. - blood-thinning medicines such as warfarin. - antibiotics, especially amoxicillin, ampicillin. - diabetes medicines especially chlorpropamide. - immunosuppressant medicines such as cyclosporine. - epilepsy medicines especially phenytoin. - mercaptopurine, azathioprine. - Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Allopurinol :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Hyperuricemia & Gout Preparations


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Zyloric 100mg Tab?

Zyloric 100mg Tab is a medicine used to treat and prevent gout. Gout is an ailment that happens when there is excess uric acid in the body and it forms into crystals and cause pain around the joints and kidneys. Zyloric 100mg Tab helps to keep uric acid levels in control.

Q2. Can we take Zyloric 100mg Tab daily?

It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

Q3. How many Zyloric 100mg Tab can be taken in a day?

This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

Q4. What are the side effects of Zyloric 100mg Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, skin rash, diarrhea and nausea.

Q5. Does Zyloric 100mg Tab make you sleepy?

No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

Q6. When should I take Zyloric 100mg Tab?

At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

Q7. Is Zyloric 100mg Tab harmful for health?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q8. Can we take Zyloric 100mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

It should be taken with food.

Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Zyloric 100mg Tabs?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease, heart problems, thyroid problems should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q10. Can I give Zyloric 100mg Tab to a child?

Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

Q11. How long does the effect of Zyloric 100mg Tab last?

It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

Q12. Can I take Zyloric 100mg Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

Q13. At what time can I take Zyloric 100mg Tab?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

Q14. Can I take Zyloric 100mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

No. Prescription Required.

Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Zyloric 100mg Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q16. How to store Zyloric 100mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Zyloric 100mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q18. For how long should I take Zyloric 100mg Tab?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Zyloric 100mg Tab?

The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Zyloric 100mg Tab?

URICOWYN 100MG TAB
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LOGOUT 100MG TAB

Seller Information
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GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

dr annie besant road,worli mumbai 400030

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GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

dr annie besant road,worli mumbai 400030

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